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2014-02-10 16:28:07

BALTIMORE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company regrets to announce the passing of longtime President and Chief Executive Officer Willard Hackerman. Mr. Hackerman started with Whiting-Turner on August 15, 1938 as a 19-year-old civil engineer, just graduated from Johns Hopkins University. Company co-founder G.W.C. Whiting was duly impressed by the young Willard Hackerman and in 1955 promoted him to president and CEO. In the nearly 60 years since...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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